Sara has more than a decade’s experience in various positions from supply chain manager of an automotive manufacturer to performance consultant of a worldwide distribution network of medical equipment amongst others, in addition to PhD in the highly analytical field of Decision Sciences in Operations Research, along with educational background in Economics, management and research.
She has designed variety of new modules in Project Management and Operations Management in undergraduate and postgraduate level as well as new postgraduate courses in Risk management for both UK and overseas institutions. Her professional experience also fits well within her academic work and the existing team of academics. She has extensive international experience in different industries, embarking as a customer account executive of a multi-national transportation company and moving to the supply chain executive of the biggest automotive manufacturer in Middle East as well as executive consultancy in the area of performance and collaborative efficiency to international medical equipment supply networks with offices in UK, Netherlands, UAE and Turkey in addition to pro-bono consultancies to UK-based chatrities.
She has a Fellowship in Higher Education Academy (FHEA) and is a member of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CMILT). She has supervised tens of Msc student’s dissertation and fewer PhD students. She is also familiar with various simulation techniques, such as Systems Dynamic, Discrete Event, Supply Chain, Agent based, in addition to behavioural OR techniques such as cognitive decision making and risk analysis. A list of her publications and other works are presented in her CV.